The 62-year-old man had previously been in prison. He was arrested around the year 2000 for six murders of taxi drivers and sentenced to life. He was later released for unknown reasons. According to the police, the man then continued his criminal career.
Bodies to the crocodiles
His gang may even be behind more than a hundred murders, New Delhi police reported his arrest today.
The man is suspected of being the mastermind behind the crimes. According to the charges, the bodies of victims were thrown into a channel full of crocodiles, so that they would not be found.
In the past, the prime suspect was also detained in the case because he had performed illegal kidney transplants as a doctor.